About JANUS

Our Experts

  • Yukio KAWASHIMA

    Yukio KAWASHIMA
    Managing Director

    Provides reliable consultation contributing to environmental conservation and economic development, based on his extensive knowledge of marine life, the marine environment, and the impact of chemicals on human health and the environment. He is supported in his work by a close network of Japanese and overseas experts.

  • Kazuhiko CHIKAMOTO

    Kazuhiko CHIKAMOTO
    Director

    Specializes in nuclear engineering and engages in risk management dealing with radiation related topics ranging from the health effects to radiation anxiety. Through the activities of various academic societies inside and outside Japan, he advocates the need for a better risk governance and for a better understanding of the risk among Japanese people. He currently leads the business development in ASEAN and in Middle East countries.

  • Kunio ITO

    Kunio ITO
    Advisor

    Has for many years conducted overseas information research and consultation related to nuclear regulations, safety management, maintenance management, etc. of US and European countries. He received an Achievement Award from the Japan Society of Maintenology in 2012.

  • Mitsuo IDA

    Mitsuo IDA
        Technical Associate Director

    Provides consulting services on issues with ensuring and enhancing the safety of Japanese nuclear power plants, based on his expertise in system analysis and reliability analysis in Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA), as well as in overseas licensing and safety information.

  • Junko SUGAYA

    Junko SUGAYA
    Associate Director, Unit Leader

    Provides useful information for Japanese clients on nuclear safety regulations and operation / maintenance practices in the US and European countries through document surveys, site visits and expert seminars, in order to contribute to safety improvements and problem resolutions at Japanese nuclear power plants. Specializes in nuclear engineering. PhD.

  • Minoru MORIYAMA

    Minoru MORIYAMA
    Unit Leader

    Provides consultation on safety and environmental analysis in nuclear facilities based on his knowledge of radiation exposure in normal operation and accident situations.

  • Yoichiro ISHIBASHI

    Youichiro ISHIBASHI
    Unit Leader

    Specializes in marine ecology and engages in marine environment monitoring, environmental impact assessment, and risk communication.
    He has provided consultation on various problems related to radioactive materials in the environment since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. P.E.Jp (environmental).

  • Masaki MATSUMOTO
    Unit Leader

    Provides consultation assisting in the reconstruction of Fukushima Prefecture following the earthquake, based on his extensive corporate experience.

  • Mitsutake KUDO

    Mitsutake KUDO
    Associate Director, Unit Leader

    Assists companies with the environmental aspects of their overseas development activities, utilizing his work experience in environmental impact assessment, soil pollution, support of the development of environmental regulations and guidelines, environmental due diligence for overseas projects, consultation on measures against environmental pollution in Vietnam, etc.

  • Masayoshi UNO

    Masayoshi UNO
    Unit Leader

    Provides consultation centered on the marine environment, including fieldwork in rivers, lakes, coastal / offshore waters, and on the analysis / environmental impact assessment of gathered data.

  • Yuichi ABE
    Unit Leader

    Provides consultation based on his expertise in engineering and economics, including risk and reliability analysis of large-scale system such as nuclear power plants, assessment of policies and technologies using economic models, and development of CO2 emission reduction projects in Japan and abroad.